Strip footing (75)

Last updated March 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance

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Strip footing (75)

Strip footing (75)

Creates reinforcement for a concrete strip footingfooting that supports several points of contact or a region of points of contact

Strip footing supports a length of wall or a line of closely spaced columns, for example.

In Tekla Structures, strip footing has a polygon shape that the user defines by picking points.


Bars created

  • Longitudinal bars for the top and bottom surfaces and sides of the footing

  • Stirrups

Use for


More information

Straight strip footings that have rectangular cross sections


Main bars entirely inside the footing, no side bars, stirrup laps at stirrup corners.

Main bars protruding from the footing, two bars on both sides, stirrup laps in the middle of the top surface.

Do not use for

Footings that have:

  • Irregular cross sections

  • Skew or cut corners

Before you start

  • Create the concrete strip footing.

  • Calculate the required area of reinforcement.

Defining properties

Use the following tabs in the Strip footing (75) dialog box to define the properties of the objects that this component creates:



See also


Concrete cover thickness, location of side bars and first stirrups


Main bars

Grade, size, number, spacing, and bond lengths of the top, bottom, left, and right bars

Strip footing reinforcement properties


Grade, size, spacing, and bend type of stirrups


Numbering properties, name, and class of the top, bottom, left, and right bars, and stirrups

Picking order

  1. Concrete strip footing.

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